Gene variations may raise "good" cholesterol levels, study says

06/17/2008 | BBC

People with certain forms of the CETP gene have higher levels of "good" HDL cholesterol and are less likely to experience a heart attack, according to a British and Dutch study. The findings could lead to the development of drugs that target the gene to prevent heart disease, a British geneticist said.

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